Tag Archives: Steve Gadd

Max Roach and Steve Gadd Onstage? Sorry I Missed It

SKF NOTE: A DrumForum.org member posted an SOS regarding Max Roach. Paraphrasing, the member asked, “What’s the big deal about Max Roach? I know he’s famous. But from what I’ve seen and heard of his drumming on YouTube, I don’t … Continue reading

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Les DeMerle – Music vs Business

SKF NOTE: Les DeMerle asked me during his interview to ask him about music versus the music business. So I did. Les’s reply is still valid in 2020. The interview was published in Modern Drummer’s October 1984 issue. Les DeMerle: … Continue reading

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A Larry Bunker – Steve Gadd Mind Meld?

SKF NOTE: Two days ago Frank Godiva’s post on the Great Drummer’s Group Facebook page reminded me of a question I would love to ask Steve Gadd. Godiva’s post concerned master percussionist Larry Bunker, and showed Bunker’s The Larry Bunker … Continue reading

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Max Roach and Steve Gadd

SKF NOTE: Yesterday I remembered an early 1980s phone conversation I had with Max Roach. I couldn’t remember why Mr. Roach and I had the conversation. But this morning I can fill in the blanks. I was still Modern Drummer’s … Continue reading

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How Gadd’s Riff Became Part of ‘Fifty Ways’

SKF NOTE: Steve Gadd was inducted into the Rochester (New York) Hall of Fame on April 22, 2018. Steve was joined as a new inductee by longtime friend and band mate bassist Tony Levin, and by one of Steve’s great … Continue reading

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